Benjamin “Ben” T. Woody, a resident of Oxford died Saturday at his home. He was a native of Johnson Co. and was the son of the late john Tyree and Mildred Stephenson Woody. He was preceded in death by his wife Jearlean Owen Woody. Ben was a retired car salesman and was a member of Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday January 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM in the Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. Bruce Brooks and the Rev. James Shelley. Burial will be in Enon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving is his daughter, Elaine Woody Peele and husband Sandy of Richmond, Va.; two grandchildren, Benjamin Todd Peele and wife Jennifer, and Ashley Ward Peele and fiancé Ryan Marshall. He was preceded in death by brothers, Dan and John and by a sister Mary Elizabeth Ellis.
The family will receive friends Monday from 1:30 until 3:00 PM in the church prior to the services. At other times they will be at the home. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Peace’s Chapel Baptist Church, c/o Franklin Frazier, 4149 Sawmill Rd., Oxford, NC 27565.
The Woody family is under the care of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. Online memorials www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.